Articles Tagged 'Dan Stevens'

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How ‘Legion’ TV Series is Tied to ‘X-Men’ Movies

As you know, according to earlier Anglo posts there are two X-Men TV series in the works. The first to come out is Legion, starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey, The Guest) in the lead role. The second series, Hellfire, is set to follow. Stevens will take on the role of David Haller, the son of Professor […]

Dan Stevens attends Opening Night Of MOMA’s Eighth Annual Contenders Featuring The Film Arcade’s JAMES WHITE on November 10, 2015 in New York City.

FIRST LOOK: Dan Stevens in ‘X-Men’ TV Spinoff ‘Legion’

It’s official: Dan Stevens is the latest Marvel mutant, and we’ve got the picture to prove it. Variety reports that FX Networks has green-lit Legion, an eight-episode X-Men TV spinoff series, with the Downton Abbey star set to play the lead role of David Haller. Who’s David Haller? Well, in the Marvel comics he’s the mutant son of […]

Actor Dan Stevens attends the “The Ticket” Premiere during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theatre 2 on April 16, 2016 in New York City.

WATCH: Dan Stevens in New Movie ‘The Ticket’

It’s been three years since Dan Stevens crashed that car into a ditch, breaking the hearts of Downton fans around the globe. Since then he’s left lovely, honorable and ever-so-slightly stuffy Matthew Crawley well and truly behind, going on to play increasingly morally conflicted characters instead. There was “David,” a murderous ex-soldier and the result of a failed […]

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Dan Stevens Joins ‘X-Men’ Series ‘Legion’ in Lead Role

Marvel is on a roll with two X-Men TV series in the works. Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey, The Guest) was just recently confirmed to star in the FX series Legion, reports Vulture. He’s set to take on the lead role as David Haller. His character has struggled with mental illness for years, having been diagnosed with schizophrenia. […]

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WATCH: Julian Fellowes on THAT ‘Downton Abbey’ Car Crash

There’s a lovely interview with Julian Fellowes at the Radio Times, in which he explains why Dan Stevens’ exit from Downton Abbey was quite as brutal and sudden as it was. In the U.K., the fateful episode was broadcast on Christmas Day, which rather took the shine off the 2013 festive period, especially for fans […]

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Dan Stevens to Star Opposite Anne Hathaway in ‘Colossal’

In the last year Dan Stevens has starred in The Guest, A Walk Among the Tombstones and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. In addition to his recent workload, Disney announced he’ll be the Beast in the upcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast, opposite Emma Watson, Ian McKellen and Ewan McGregor (just to name a few co-stars). The British […]

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Ian McKellen Joins Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Walt Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast is already topped up with a handful of our Anglo favorites, including Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, Luke Evans, and Dan Stevens. Why stop there? In an earlier post, we mentioned that we’d refrain from announcing the Beauty and the Beast casting rollout one actor at a time, but the updates […]

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Now Emma Thompson Joins the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Fun

It’s OK. We won’t be bringing every new casting choice from Disney’s live-action recreation of their own classic cartoon Beauty and the Beast to Anglophenia readers one name at a time, but this newsflash is just a little bit special. So, we currently have our beauty, in the shape of Emma Watson as Belle. We […]

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Emma Watson: Playing Belle will be “Terrifying”

There’s a nice interview with Emma Watson in the latest issue of Total Film magazine, in which she describes the challenges involved in taking on the role of Belle in Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast (alongside Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens). And one aspect of performing in particular is giving her the collywobbles. […]

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It’s Official: Dan Stevens is a Beast

Well, THE Beast, technically speaking, and not the one from the X-Men. Yesterday we were cock-a-hoop with the news that Luke Evans is in talks to play the rotter Gaston in the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, and wondering who would get to don the hairy mask and play the Beast, opposite Emma […]

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